Touring Centers On or Near the Trail
Blueberry Hill Cross-Country Ski Center - Located in the heart of the Green Mountain National Forest, quiet wilderness trails, snowshoe trails, skiing for all abilities. Free soup from 12-2pm with trail pass.
Trails: 50km machine tracked; 65km total. 1307 Goshen-Ripton Rd., Goshen. 802-247-6735. http://www.blueberryhillinn.com
Blueberry Lake XC - RR Box 211, Warren VT 05674 802-496-6687
If anyone has snow we do! We make, store and spread a lot of snow. Trails groomed everyday, lots of easy trails plus intermediate to expert.
Trails: 30 km groomed, shared snowshoe, 30km groomed dogs trails Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes Children-skis, games Lodging -nearby, Food-snacks Services-lessons, pets welcome
Bolton Valley - Bolton Valley VT 05477 802-434-3444 http://www.boltonvalley.com
Located 19 miles west of Burlington, the resort is situated on 5,200 acres
of pristine Landscape. The ambiance and serenity of the area is perfect
for the nordic explorer.
Trails: 100km Trails- 30 km groomed, 70km back-country, shared and
separate snowshoe trails; Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, back-country, snowshoe;
Programs-men, women, senior, children; Lodging-on-site, Food-meal service;
Services-PSIA lessons, ski shop, ski patrol
Camel's Hump Nordic Skiers' Association (CHNSA)- Huntington, Vermont
CHNSA is a member-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit Nordic ski area and association dedicated to the enjoyment of cross-country skiing.
Trails: The Association maintains over 60km of trails that are open to its members. Skiers are welcome to join the CHSNA for the season or for just a day of skiing. (802) 735-5490, www.camelshumpskiers.org.
Catamount Family Center - Professionally designed trails for skiers of all abilities.
Trails: 29km machine tracked, 5km backcountry ski trails, 40km total. Night skiing, snowshoeing and ice-skating. 592 Governor Chittenden Rd. Williston. 802-879-6001 http://www.catamountoutdoor.com.
Craftsbury Outdoor Center - PO Box 31,Craftsbury Common VT 05827 800-729-7751 http://www.craftsbury.com "Day in and day out, Craftsbury has the best snow conditions in the East!" – Boston Globe. Superb x-c and backcountry trails, lodging, and delicious meals year-round.
Trails: 85 km groomed/1 lit, shared and separate snowshoe, 7km groomed dog trails Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes, ice skates Programs-family fun, senior, children, race camps Children-skis, games Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, ski patrol, ski shop, lighted ice skating, sauna, dogsleds , yoga, massage
Grafton Ponds Nordic Ski - Townshend Road, Grafton VT 05146 802-843-2400 http://www.old-tavern.com/recreation Experience the diversity of Grafton's trail system covering 4000 acres in southern Vermont's beautiful forests. "Snow Mountain" kids terrain park and 600' snow tubing hill. Spacious base lodge and mountain warming hut. Guided tours and special events. Open 7 days a week from 9:00 to 4:30 December - March.
Trails: 30 km groomed, snowshoe trails, dogs trails, 5km snowmaking Rentals-xc, snowshoes Programs-senior, children Children-skis, day care, games, narrower tracks Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, ski shop, ice skating, sleigh rides, dogsleds demos, tubing
Hazen's Notch Association - PO Box 478 Montgomery Center, VT 05471 802.326.4799 (Ski Center) http://www.hazensnotch.org XC Ski and Snowshoe in the Hazen's Notch Area of northern Vermont known for spectacular mountain scenery and plentiful snow. The Hazen's Notch Association is a non-profit conservation organization that maintains 40 miles of trails that cross 2500 acres of private land.
Trails: 25 km groomed, seperate snowshoe Rentals, Programs -mens, womens, children, Adult and children ski rentals, Lodging-on-site, Food-snacks Services-lessons, ski patrol, retail shop, guided tours.
Highland Lodge - Caspian Lake R., Greensboro VT 05841 802-533-2647http://www.highlandlodge.com
1860Ìs Inn on 120 acres in the Northeast Kingdom Trails in forests and farmland. Spectacular views. Greensboro-Craftsbury snowbelt. Never crowded. 27years of xc.
Trails: 65 km groomed, separate and shared snowshoe Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes Programs-men, women, senior, children Children -skis, babysitters arranged upon advanced request Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, handicap accessible, toboggan/sledding, nature tours
Jay Peak Nordic Center - The Nordic center was expanded this season to include 20km of traditional and skate skiing trails and over 5km of snowshoe trails. New trails have been set all along the golf course cart paths and out by the existing Ullr's Loop (over by the Flyer Express Quad). The “Jay Trail Way” is a walking/hiking trail system that runs up and down the length of the Jay Branch Brook, up to Ullr’s woods, and near the base of the West Bowl. It is a beautiful, peaceful, and inspiring trail. The “Jay Trail Way” was constructed by Bill Salmon and Heidi Ecker-Racz of the Jay Peak Ski Patrol. (802) 988 2611 http://www.jaypeakresort.com/en/jay_peak/269/
Morse Farm Ski Touring Center - 25km professionally designed scenic trails offer a diverse choice of terrain, through softwood forests, sugarbush, and across gently rolling open pastures, with views of Camel's Hump and the Hunger Mountain Range. 1168 Country Road, Montpelier. 800-242-2740 http://www.skimorsefarm.com
Mountain Top XC Ski Resort - Mtn. Top Road, Chittenden, VT 05737 802-483-6089 http://www.mountaintop.com A 500-acre resort with 110k trail system, 70 km groomed for classical and skating 1400' to 2000' elevation.
Trails: 70 km groomed, shared snowshoe trails Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, telemark, snowshoes Children-skis Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, ski shop, handicapped accessible, ice skating, sleigh rides, sauna
Mountain Meadows Cross-Country Ski Center - offers more than 50km of cross-country ski trails leading from the property into the surrounding national forests. 285 Thundering Brook Road Killington 802-775-7077. http://www.mtmeadowslodge.com
Okemo Valley Nordic Center - 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow VT 05149 802-228-1396 http//www.okemo.com Enjoy the splendor and tranquility of the Black River Valley at new Okemo Valley Nordic Center. The new cross-country ski and snowshoe facility features 28km of trails and 10km of dedicated snowshoe trails. 20km skating lanes, modern trails grooming, rentals, lessons and equipment repair.
Trails: 28 km groomed, shared snowshoe trails Rentals-xc, snowshoes Children-skis, daycare Program-private and group lesson Lodging-nearby Food-restaurant Services-ski shop, waxing and equipment repair, showers, changing rooms
Ole's Cross Country Center - Airport Road Warren, VT 05673 802-496-3430 firstname.lastname@example.org/ski@ olesxc.com
Incredible views, rolling European-like terrain, logging roads, and farm meadows!
Trails: 50 km groomed, separate & shared snowshoe Rentals-xc, snowshoes Programs-children Children-skis Lodging-nearby Food-yes Services-PSIA lessons, handicap accessible, ski patrol, ski shop
Rikert Ski Touring Center - Excellent range from beginner to expert; racing trail for competition. 50km total. Route 125, Ripton. 802-443-2744.
Sleepy Hollow Inn Ski and Bike Center - 1805 Sherman Hollow Road Huntington, VT 05462 802-434-2283 http://www.skisleepyhollow.com Secluded country inn and top-quality nordic center with meticulously groomed trails. Hill top warming hut with spectacular views. 30 minutes from Burlington Airport, Stowe and Sugarbush.
Trails: 40 km groomed/3 km lit, 2 km snowmaking, separate snowshoe Rentals-xc, snowshoes Children-skis, pulk sleds Programs-race camps Lodging-on-site Food-hot lunches Services-lessons, ski patrol, handicap accessible, pets welcome, ice skating, tobogganing/sledding
Smugglers' Notch Nordic Center - Route 108, Jeffersonville, VT 05464 802-644-8851 http://www.smuggs.com America's family resort. Beautiful cross country and snowshoe trails on 1000 acres surrounding Smugglers' Notch Village. Year round mountainside resort including extensive recreation programs for all ages.
Trails: 25 km groomed, separate snowshoe trails Rentals-xc, telemark, snowshoes Programs-men, women, senior, children Children-skis, games Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-PSIA lessons, ski shop, ski patrol, ice skating, tubing, hot tub, sauna, pool
Stowe Mountain Resort - 5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672 802-253-3688 http://www.stowe.com
Stowe's sheer size allows for variety. A web of graded trails for "skate skiing." Acres of wilderness trails for adventurers. Lift access to nordic trails.
Trails: 35 km groomed, shared and separate snowshoe Rentals-xc, telemarlk, snowshoes Children-skis Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, ski shop
Stratton Nordic Center - The Nordic Center at sun Bowl offers distinct cross-country skiing and snowshoeing experiences. The area features classic New England terrain and one more enticing way to experience Stratton's Vermont. Stratton Mountain Resort. Stratton Mountain Road, Stratton. 802-297-2200 www.stratton.com
Timber Creek XC Ski Area - POB 1446, Wilmington, VT 05363 802-464-0999 http://www.sover.net/~vtcxc
Timber Creek is simply one of the finest small ski areas in the country - bar none! Ever improving trail system.
Trails: 14 km groomed, limited snowshoe Rentals-xc, snowshoes Children-skis Lodging-on-site Food-snacks Services-PSIA lessons, ski shop, handicapped accessible, sauna, hot tub, pool
Trapp Family Lodge - 700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe VT 05672 802-253-5719 http://www.trappfamily.com
"Quite simply, the finest cross country ski resort in the United States." - Snow Country Magazine. Celebrating our 32nd season. For reservations call 800-826-7000.
Trails: 55 km groomed, shared and separate snowshoe trails Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes Programs-women, senior, children Children-skis, games Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-lessons, ski shop, sleigh rides, sledding, pool, ice skating
The Viking Nordic Center - RR #1, Box 70c Londonderry, VT 05148 802-824-3933 http://www.vikingnordic.com Established in 1970. Over the years our efforts have been on the quality of our trails and skiable snow with grooming for the classic skier.
Trails: 30 km groomed/2k lit, shared snowshoe Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes Children-skis Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-PSIA lessons, ski shop, ski patrol
Woodstock Ski Touring Center - Rt. 106, Woodstock, VT 05091 802-457-6674 http://www.woodstockinn.com Complete nordic facility with diverse, historic park-like trails surrounding beautiful country village. Extensive fitness center. Lodging packages with the Woodstock Inn. Lodging reservations 800-448-7900.
Trails: 60 km groomed, shared and separate snowshoe Rentals-xc, pulk sleds, snowshoes Programs-children Children-skis Lodging-on-site Food-yes Services-handicapped accessible, PSIA lessons, ski shop, toboggan/sledding, sleigh rides, sauna, pool, hot tub, massage, indoor racquet sports